[ mee-dee-ey-tid ]
/ ˈmi diˌeɪ tɪd /
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(of disputes, strikes, etc.) settled or resolved with the help of an intermediary:In the 15 years in which he has served as a mediator, he has settled over 90% of his mediated disputes.
(of an agreement, truce, settlement, etc.) brought about with the help of an intermediary between parties:A mediated divorce is much cheaper than negotiating through lawyers or going to court.
indirectly experienced, effected, or conveyed; happening by means of or through someone or something else:I see technology as any mediated form of communication, rather than face-to-face communication.
the simple past tense and past participle of mediate.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mediatedun·me·di·at·ed, adjective
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How to use mediated in a sentence
The writer wants to believe his genius is arriving, pristine, unmediated, to his readers all over the world.
Readers, wherever they are from, want to feel that they are in direct, unmediated contact with greatness.
Whatever his religion, he is morally authorised to labour against these unmediated evils with the heartiest intolerance.The Sources Of Religious Insight|Josiah Royce
But at the end we must confess that the notion of real cognition involves an unmediated dualism of the knower and the known.The Meaning of Truth|William James